Coromandel International today Inaugurated ‘Coromandel Medical Centre’ in Visakhapatnam


Visakhapatnam, 3rd April, 2015: Coromandel International as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives today inaugurated the ‘Coromandel Medical Centre’ at Nakkavanipalem, Vizag. The centre was inaugurated by Mr. Amir Alvi, Executive VP and Head-Manufacturing (Fert.) Coromandel International in the presence, Mr. PGVR Naidu, MLA, West Vizag, Mr. Pravin Kumar, IAS, GVMC Commissioner, Dr. N Yuvaraj, IAS, Collector, and other Senior officials.

This medical outreach center has been set up to look after the initial medical requirements of people living in the surrounding areas of the Coromandel plant. The center will cater to the primary health issues of the public in the villages nearby namely Sriram nagar, Mulagada, Kottanakkavanipalem .The centre is open to all people who would want to avail quality medical services.

“We are pleased to provide this service to the people of Vizag. This will fulfill the pressing need for emergency healthcare in this area and will provide relief to the families who live here. We hope that this will mark the start of our journey to provide more health services” shared Mr. A Vellayan, Chairman, Coromandel International & Murugappa Group.

About Coromandel International Limited:

Coromandel International Limited, India’s second largest Phosphatic fertilizer player, is in the business segments of Fertilizers, Specialty Nutrients, Crop Protection and Retail. The Company manufactures a wide range of fertilizers and markets around 3.2 million tons making it a leader in its addressable markets.

In its endeavor to be a complete plant nutrition solutions Company, Coromandel has also introduced a range of Specialty Nutrient products including Organic Fertilizers. The Crop Protection business produces insecticides, fungicides and herbicides and markets these products in India and across the globe. Coromandel is the second largest manufacturer of Malathion and only the second manufacturer of Phenthoate. Coromandel has also ventured into the retail business setting up more than 700 rural retail centers in the States of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

The Company clocked a turnover of rs9,381 Crore during FY 2013-14, it was ranked among the top 20 best companies to work for by Business Today and was also voted as one of the ten greenest companies in India by TERI, reflecting its commitment to the environment and society. Coromandel is a part of the INR 243 Billion Murugappa Group.

About Murugappa Group

Founded in 1900, the INR 225 Billion Murugappa Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates. The Group has 28 businesses including eleven listed Companies traded in NSE & BSE. Headquartered in Chennai, the major Companies of the Group include Carborundum Universal Ltd., Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Ltd., Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd., Coromandel International Ltd., Coromandel Engineering Company Ltd., E.I.D. Parry (India) Ltd., Parry Agro Industries Ltd., Sabero Organics Ltd., Shanthi Gears Ltd., Tube Investments of India Ltd., and Wendt (India) Ltd.

Market leaders in served segments including Abrasives, Auto Components, Cycles, Sugar, Farm Inputs, Fertilisers, Plantations, Bio-products and Nutraceuticals, the Group has forged strong alliances with leading international companies like Groupe Chimique Tunisien, Foskor, Mitsui Sumitomo, Morgan Crucible and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM). The Group has a wide geographical presence spanning 13 states in India and 5 continents.

Renowned brands like BSA, Hercules, Ballmaster, Ajax, Parry’s, Chola, Gromor and Paramfos are from the Murugappa stable. The organization fosters an environment of professionalism and has a workforce of over 32,000 employees.

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Marina, Head Corporate Communication
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